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The Sounds of Rez Abbasi

In this clip, Pakistani-born guitarist and composer Rez Abbasi demonstrates his signature blend of South Asian and jazz music and discusses how he developed his unique style. more
A look back at Asia Society's most popular videos in 2015 shows India dominating the viewership.

Asia Society's Most Popular YouTube Videos in 2015

One thing is clear from looking back at Asia Society's most popular 2015 videos: India clips won the year. more
Chinese opera master Zhou Long (L) and Japanese Noh master Akira Matsui perform “Forgiveness” in 2000. (Rachel Cooper/Asia Society)

#TBT: In 2000, 'Forgiveness' Grapples with the Ghosts of History

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: A performance that dealt with the uncomfortable history between China, Japan, and Korea. more

Viewpoints: Kumbh Mela, Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity (Complete)

Tarun Khanna, Dhruv Kazi, and Rahul Mehrotra discuss their experience studying Kumbh Mela, the world’s largest festival. more
Performers Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet share the stage at Asia Society New York on June 24, 2015.  (Elsa M. Ruiz)

Watch: Stars of New York City Ballet, Indian Kathak Dance, and Chinese Kunqu Opera Share Stage

What do ballet, Indian kathak dance, and Chinese kunqu opera have in common? Watch Asia Society's recent Viewpoints: Classical Connections program, featuring acclaimed performers Wendy Whelan, Parul Shah, and Qian Yi, to find out. more

Announcing 'Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms'

Watch a special preview of the upcoming Asia Society season celebrating the exhibition 'Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms.' more

Viewpoints: Classical Connections, with Wendy Whelan, Parul Shah and Qian Yi (Complete)

Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star join the Asia Society stage for Viewpoints: Classical Connections. more

Highlights from Shwe Man Thabin Troupe of Myanmar

Myanmar's storied performance company brings a traditional zat pwe—combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics—to Asia Society's stage. more

Shwe Man Thabin Troupe of Myanmar (Complete)

Myanmar's storied performance company brings a traditional zat pwe—combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics—to Asia Society's stage. more

Artist Q & A with Wu Tong (Complete)

Ahead of his Asia Society concert, sheng virtuoso Wu Tong discusses his art with musicologist and arts writer Ken Smith. more